Laminate floor coverings - Determination of impact resistance with small ball

This document specifies a method of assessment of surface resistance to impact with a small ball tester and relates to the surfaces of laminate floor coverings according to EN 13329, EN 14978 or EN 15468. The test is generally carried out on parts of the laminate floor panels with suitable sizes.

Laminatböden - Bestimmung der Beständigkeit gegen Stoßbeanspruchung mit kleiner Kugel

Dieses Dokument legt ein Verfahren zur Bewertung der Beständigkeit der Oberfläche gegen Stoßbeanspruchung mit einem Schlagprüfgerät mit kleiner Kugel fest. Es bezieht sich auf die Oberflächen von Laminatböden nach EN 13329, EN 14978 oder EN 15468. Die Prüfung wird im Allgemeinen an Teilen von Laminatfußbodenpaneelen mit geeigneter Größe durchgeführt.

Revêtements de sol stratifiés - Détermination de la résistance aux chocs à l’aide d’une bille de petit diamètre

Le présent document spécifie une méthode d’évaluation de la résistance des surfaces aux chocs engendrés par un appareil d’essai à bille de petit diamètre et concerne les surfaces des revêtements de sol stratifiés conformes à l’EN 13329, l’EN 14978 ou l’EN 15468. L’essai est généralement réalisé sur des parties de lames stratifiées de dimensions adéquates.

Laminatne talne obloge - Ugotavljanje odpornosti proti udarcem z majhno kroglo

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Laminatne talne obloge - Ugotavljanje odpornosti proti udarcem z majhno kroglo
Laminate floor coverings - Determination of impact resistance with small ball
Laminatfußböden - Beständigkeit gegen Stossbeanspruchung mit Kleine Kugel
Revêtements de sol tratifié - Détermination de resistance à l'impact à la petite bille
Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: EN 17368:2020
97.150 Talne obloge Floor coverings
SIST EN 17368:2020 en
2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.

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EN 17368


February 2020
ICS 97.150
English Version

Laminate floor coverings - Determination of impact
resistance with small ball
Revêtements de sol stratifiés - Détermination de la Laminatböden - Bestimmung der Beständigkeit gegen
résistance aux chocs à l'aide d'une bille de petit Stoßbeanspruchung mit kleiner Kugel
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Contents Page
European foreword . 3
1 Scope . 4
2 Normative references . 4
3 Terms and definitions . 4
4 Principle . 4
5 Apparatus . 4
6 Preparing and conditioning of test specimen . 6
7 Test procedure . 6
8 Calculation and expression of results . 7
9 Test report . 8
10 Precision . 8
Bibliography . 9


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European foreword
This document (EN 17368:2020) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 134 “Resilient,
textile and laminate floor coverings”, the secretariat of which is

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